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Arunachal Pradesh to provide 100 percent tap connections in the State by 2023 March:

The state government of Arunachal Pradesh is to introduce Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in the state. The mission aims to improve rural people`s lives by providing safe drinking water to every rural household through connections with the household tap.
♦ Arunachal Pradesh aims to provide all state households with 100 per cent Functional Household Tap Connections (FHTCs) by March 2023.
♦ In 2020-21 the Indian government allocated Rs.255 crore to the State under the JJM. Additional funds will be granted to the state in the form of performance grants based on their achievement in terms of measurable results, that is, connections to the household tap and commensurate financial development.
♦ According to official data of the state, 2.18 lakh total rural households, tap connections have already been given to 37,000 households.
♦ In 2020-21 the State plans to have 77,000 tap connections.
♦ The state government is to concentrate on retrofitting and through the already existing piped water supply schemes in the villages / habitations so that the remaining household can be easily provided with tap connections in campaign mode in the least time possible.

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